Do you know what it feels like to step into a wall of frigid air, climb over 3-foot snowdrifts, walk shakily down an icy path, and brace yourself against arctic winds? If this sounds like your morning commute, then you understand the importance of a solid pair of winter boots that are functional and work with your every day look.
Since we’re already in January, a lot of key styles — ahem, L.L. Bean duck boots — are already sold out. Fortunately, there are several other options out there for procrastinators and those who simply want to upgrade their current selection. Ahead, 30 styles that’ll combat the snow, help traverse slippery streets, and handle sub-zero temps while keeping you comfortable to boot.